TCC Apprenticeship Institute

Building a skilled workforce to help Hampton Roads thrive in the 21st century

What are apprenticeships?

Apprenticeships are a proven training model for growing and retaining a skilled workforce in today’s competitive business environment. This “earn while you learn” approach combines on the job training and related academic instruction to benefit both the company and the employee.
 

How TCC helps

Tidewater Community College’s Apprenticeship Institute partners with Hampton Roads employers to develop tailored apprenticeship programs that result in your desired workforce outcome.

At no cost to the employer, apprenticeship consultants are available to guide companies through the registered apprenticeship development process from initial concept to full recognition by the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry and/or the U.S. Department of Labor. View TCC's apprenticeship partners.

Apprenticeship Facts

Apprenticeships provide an efficient pathway to well-trained employees with in demand skills

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448,000

Number of apprentices nationwide

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$50,000

Average starting salary for apprentices in Virginia

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550,000

New jobs in Virginia by 2022 that will require advanced training and post-secondary education

Ready to get started?

Businesses

Interested in starting a Registered Apprenticeship program? Learn how TCC's Apprenticeship Institute consultants can help. Information for businesses

Students

Visit our Apprenticeship Information for Students page to learn about apprenticeship programs and how to get started. Information for students

News & resources

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Project Pathfinders is seeking partnerships for registered apprenticeships in the field of early childhood development. TCC's Apprenticeship Institute will host an information session on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 from 1 - 3 p.m. at the Virginia Beach Campus Student Center.

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TCC’s Apprenticeship Institute and Republic Parking System are partners for a new “earn-while-you-learn” registered apprenticeship in business management.